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The Social Science Faculty focuses on the human being and his environment. In the quest to understand human behavior and solve societal problems, the modern social scientist in his search for solutions has discarded his traditional approach to knowledge for refined and scientific alternative that is based on the use of modern research tool. Statistics, computer, questionnaires and related sophisticated tools have been found useful in the search for solutions to human problems.
Consequently, the faculty of Social Sciencess intends to train students who will be able to use these modern tools to study human behavior, his social, cultural environment and finds solutions to the numerous burning social issues facing human society.

Aims and Objectives
The aims and objectives of the faculty include inter alia

  • To provide a through training in both the technique and application of political and socio economic analysis with particular reference to the problems of Nigeria with the African and world context.

  • To produce creative, skilled, self-reliant and well-behaved graduates who can make meaningful contributions to individual and national development.

  • To produce graduates imbued with critical judgments and independent mind to assist in         proffering solutions to social problems

Dean of Faculty
Prof Ibaba Samuel Ibaba
Faculty Officer
Heartrest Victor
Secretary to Dean
Biriyai Rosemary Iberi and Eblem Kime
Head of Depertment
Economics Dr. Tubo Okumoko
Geography and Environmental Management Dr. Odafivwotu Ohwo
Political Science Dr. Jude Cocodia
Sociology Dr. Lawrence Udisi



Geography & Environmental Management

Political Science


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General Requirements

To be considered for admission into the first degree programme, candidates should

1. Have five credit pass in not more than two sittings in any of the following examinations;

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level Examination
  • West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE),
  • National Examination Council (NECO),
  • National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) or their equivalents

2. Obtain the minimum cut-off score in UME conducted by JAMB

3. Meet the various departmental registration requirements

UTME Requirements
NDU Admission Requirements
English, Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Lit-in-English, French and CRK/IRK.
English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two Arts or Social Science subject.
Geography and Environmental Management
Geography and Environmental Management
English, Geography and two other Arts or Social Science subjects.
English Language, Mathematics, Geography and any two from Arts, Social Science or Science subjects.
Political Science
Political Science
English, Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.
English Language, Government or History and two other subjects, at least a pass in Mathematics.
English, Government or History plus two other Social Science/Arts subjects.
Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History and three other subjects.
Address: Faculty of Social Sciences,
New Site,
Niger Delta University,
Wilberforce Island,
Bayelsa State,
Phone No: nil
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